M.A., Linguistics, Applied

Minimum requirements for degree: 30 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
Program Requirements
LING F600Research Methods for Applied Linguistics3
LING F601Principles of Linguistic Analysis3
LING F698Non-Thesis Research/Project6
or LING F699 Thesis
Concentrations
Select one from the following concentrations:9
General
Language Documentation
Second Language Acquisition Teacher Education
Electives
Complete 3 electives approved by committee.9
Total Credits30

Concentrations

General

LING F602Second Language Acquisition3
LING F603Phonetics and Phonology3
LING F604Morphology and Syntax3
Total Credits9

Language Documentation

LING F603Phonetics and Phonology3
LING F604Morphology and Syntax3
LING F631Field Methods in Descriptive Linguistics I3
Total Credits9

Second Language Acquisition Teacher Education

LING F602Second Language Acquisition3
LING F610Theory and Methods of Second Language Teaching3
LING F611Second Language Curriculum and Materials Development3
or ED F683 Instruction and Assessment in Reading I
Total Credits9

Elective Courses 

This is a nonexhaustive list of possible electives.

LING F441Topics in Linguistics 13
LING/FL F451English Second Language Teaching Practicum 13
LING F602Second Language Acquisition3
LING F610Theory and Methods of Second Language Teaching3
LING F603Phonetics and Phonology3
LING F604Morphology and Syntax3
LING F611Second Language Curriculum and Materials Development3
LING F631Field Methods in Descriptive Linguistics I3
LING F650Language Policy and Planning3
ED F601Introduction to Applied Social Science Research 23
ED F670Developing Reading: ECE-12 23
ED F673Reading and Literacy in the Content Area 23
ED F683Instruction and Assessment in Reading I 23
1

Per Graduate School rules, up to 6 credits of committee-approved elective credit at the 400 level may be counted toward a graduate degree.  

2

Students pursuing post-certification endorsement in Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism Education and Literacy (SLABEL) must complete ED F601ED F670, ED F673 and ED F683.